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Smethport Mckean County Democrat (Newspaper) - August 11, 1949, Smethport, Pennsylvania Newsstand copies a a Irp Fidemi now Rotim Mckea volume 73 established 1�7� Smethport pa., thursday August la 1949 teems. Per tear no. 31 Alberta a Choate died at her Home saturday funeral services monday for prominent resident miss Albertha l. Choate prominent Smethport resident and reported As the first woman to be employed in the Mckean county court House died at her Home on King St. Saturday morning. She was bom on june 22, 1868. In Oil City and was the daughter of the late h m. And Helen Mccoy Choate Pioneer residents of Mckean county. Miss Choate moved to Smethport with her parents in 1885. While employed in the court House miss Choate served in the recorder s office she was a registered nurse being a graduate of the Bellevue Hospital in new York she practice her profession for a number of years at the new York Hospital retiring in 1937 and moving Back to this Borough to make her Home. Survivors include one brother. C Choate of Smethport three nieces. Mrs. Howard Brownell of Fairfield. Conn. Mrs. Walter Stevens of Maywood n a and mrs. Robert Knox of Buffalo and one Nephew Homer d. Choate of new Castle. Miss Choate was a member of the St. Luke s episcopal Church of Smethport and also belonged to the travellers club. Funeral services were held monday afternoon at 2 of clock at St. Luke s episcopal Church with the Rev Rodney f. Cobb Rector officiating burial was in Rose Hill cemetery. George Anderson Tavegia ossification talk Al rotary local jeweler gave interesting account of his profession darn Clever these koreans. Bot qty re learning h from the oils. A . Melt Terr a a tory group in Korea la training the korean a catty forces to maintain order in that re Post in. To korean government has asked for this training and the United states has complied. The training forces will remain until Korea can maintain a own see Artty. The american group consists of approximately Soo officers and men with Brig. Gen. William Roberts in command. Hero pvt. Francis Varna so a Dun an. ., instructs in Tbs Ane of the m-6s artillery sighting Acona. Granger of note v visits in county a. M Cornell former lecturer of Grange How to get help from the National foundation for infantile paralysis when polio strikes t to boys meet death in county Bradford boy killed by car Kane lad scalded funeral services were held tuesday of this week for two county boys who died acc Dently on saturday Edward Dean Arnett la one of the twin sons of or. And mrs. Henry Arnett of Bradford according to reports ran in front of the car of j a. D. Layfield of Rixford who was driving on East main St., near the Hermes filling station in Bradford saturday afternoon. His tuner i a1 was held from St. Bernard s Church. Bradford tuesday morning. The other child Joseph d hav Duk 8, of Kane was scalded to death acc Dently at 8 to of clock saturday night while playing with several neighbor boys near the hot water Pond used for seasoning logs by the Bowman lumber co. Of Kane his burial was from the Church of god Kane with the Rev. O. S. Meckley officiating a. M. Cornell for Many years lecturer of the state Grange passed through Mckean county last saturday after a weeks visit at Chautauqua. This Fine old gentleman who has attained his 88th year is still in vigorous health. Six years ago lie moved from his farm in Tioga county to Washington. D c., w Here he is a member of Grange no. I and acts As advisor to National Grange Headquarters in that City spending on an average three Days a week in that capacity. While in Smethport. Or. Cornell called on h. J. Rice and other local Grange members. In by gone years or. Cornell visited and spoke at Many county Grange picnics and helped to dedicate at least two Tai in Homes in the county. Upon leaving tile county or. Cornell went to Indiana. A. For the Middle Atlan Tice states lecturers conference of the Grange governor Duff is also on the same program. During his stay in the county or. Cornell made reservations in Kane for the oct. 25-27 state Orange convention. In at the first sign of illness Call your own doctor. If he suspects polio he will report the Case to the local health department and arrange for hospitalization or Home care As indicated. The National foundation does not select physicians or hospitals. This is a family matter. If you have no family physician Call your City or county medical society your Board of health or the nearest Hospital. 2�?if your doctor says it is polio or. Mepham to preach sunday at St. Luke s or Andrew Mepham who has been an intern tile past year at Hamot Hospital in Erie and who expects to enter the general theological Seminary of the episcopal Church in new York City this fall to study for holy orders is assisting the Rev. Rodney f. Cobb in the work of the episcopal missions at port Allegany and Eldred during August and is in residence at port Allegany. Or. Mepham will preach on a vocations at St. Luke a Church sunday at the Parish communion at nine of clock and will also give instructions during the service. Methodist Church picnic next wednesday the methodist Church picnic will be held wednesday August 17. At port Allegany Community Park those attending Are asked to bring their own table service sandwiches and a Tureen. Supper will be served at 6 of clock. Children arc asked to meet at the Church at 1 30 of clock wednesday afternoon. In Case of rain the picnic will be held in the Church Hall. New roof a new roof is being put on the cottage hotel this week. The big Job is Ben g done by the Central St. Luke s picnic next saturday at port Allegany the Church school and Parish picnic of St. Luke a episcopal Church will be held saturday afternoon at the port Allegany Park. This was decided at a meeting of the picnic committee at the Parish House last monday evening. Mrs. Howard Wright is chairman. It was originally planned to go to wild cat Park near Ludlow but because of a Detour there it was decided to have the picnic again at port Allegany. Cars will leave the Parish House at two of clock swimming will be the main diversion of Tho a1 Tei picnic supper will to served at 5 30. Those attending Are asked to bring their own sandwiches and anything else they wish to bring for the picnic supper. Lemonade and Cream will be furnished. Each one brings his own silverware and dishes. Miami mrs. Fred Herriman have charge of transportation. This picnic is for the whole Parish Young and old. Local lads do Well Al swim meet Corky Howe. Robert Sexton and Joel Gamble represented Smethport at the lion s club swim show at the Bradford recreation swimming Pool sunday. In the men s Loo Yard tree style comic tuition Corky Home placed third in the boys 50 Yard Back stroke Joel Gamble won 1st place and in the men s 50 Yard backstroke Corky Howe placed second and Robert Sexton was third. And requires hospitalization the local chapter of the National foundation will arrange for transportation to a treatment Center. As soon As the patient goes to the Hospital a or if your doctor advises the patient can be treated at Home a get in touch with your chapter of the National foundation to arrange for any needed assistance. most chapters Are listed in the Telephone Book under n for National foundation. I for infantile paralysis and the letter starting the name of the county you live in i.e., Washington county chapter of the National foundation for infantile paralysis if you can to find it Check with your doctor Hospital or health department. B your chapter will get in touch with you As soon As it learns of the Case through your physician the Hospital or the health department however late reporting or a heavy Hospital Load May delay this chapter Contact. If you do not hear promptly Telephone or visit your chapter representative. You can ease your own worries sooner by making the approach yourself. 3�?the chapter representative will notify the Hospital that it is arranging with you for full or partial payment of expenses for medical care. Adults Are As eligible for help As Are children. Discuss with your chapter Liow much of the full Bill the chapter will . A March of dimes funds Are used to hell the medically indigent but this is not the same As 1 indigent it includes families of moderate income who cannot meet die High costs of modern care of this expensive disease. The help is a gift a not a loan. While families that it an Are expected to do so no family is expected to impoverish itself to meet medical expenses for polio. A even if you can assume full costs for initial hospitalization it is a Good to see your chapter. If yours should be a patient who is severely affected and this cannot be determined in the first few Days a you May need help later on. Bills incurred in the weeks before your chapter assumes financial responsibility cannot be paid months afterwards. But the chapter will step in at whatever time you r ally need help. Have a Frank talk with your chapter representative at the beginning 4�?chapters for hospitalization professional services including nursing and physical therapy transportation to and from hospitals convalescent centers and clinics treatment after hospitalization and appliances such As wheelchairs braces etc., As needed there Are no hard and fast rules each Case is decided upon individual medical and financial need assistance is Given regardless of age. Race Creed or color More than 110.000 polio patients were directly assisted in full or in part up to the end of 1948. 5�?in addition your chapter can put you in touch wan proper sources for nursing and physical therapy at Home can refer you to rehabilitation and vocational training agencies will provide literature designed to Foster better understanding of infantile Pagalys Lse so you will know what to expect and How to help your polio patient Back to useful life. These services Are made possible by the March of dimes each an uary. George Anderson local jeweler and rotarian. Entertained the members of the Smethport rotary club at the luncheon meeting monday noon with a talk on the vocation of jeweler. In the limited time at his disposal or. Anderson covered the essential information on the Structure and care of watches and answered a number of questions from members of the audience his audience was surprised to learn that the work of a jeweler is rated As one of the occupations which subject the body to High degree of physical Strain among the interesting facts he gave was the statement that the balance Scheel of a watch makes 18,000 swings an hour and the rim travels a distance of 700.000 rifles or a year. A rotarian Christ Felt reported that about one Hundred and Twenty dollars of outstanding pledges was available for the transportation of children to the swimming Pool in port Allegany an amount sufficient to continue the service for approximately two More week president Wilbur Best announced the Celebration of one birthday that of rotarian Ralph Herzog the Secretary reported one make up. William Reese at port Allegany last thursday. Seven members of the club were absent monday. A Resolution on the death of j. Albert Cleveland prepared by rotarians pred Gallup and e o. Potter was read by Albert a Johnson and unanimously approved by the club. Program chairman Felt announced that next monday colonel Peterson of the Bradford rotary club will be tile guest speaker. His topic will be what you owe your visiting rotarians were l Anderson of port Allegany j h Johnson or. Of Eldred and d d Blanchard of Bradford Carl Johnson introduced two guests of the local club George Marks and Arthur Marks these two boys Are attending the Hersey Industrial school and Are making Fine records. Fruitful journey. American Soldier of a fat to Erk a inv a Tedt us Berlin to tiny buy fruit from a the Vaai Rone German Farmer. The 10.4 mile run by the Convoy treated the extent of soviet re a on Road traffic through the Rny Ian Rone. The trip a uneventful and truck rolled into Berlin in a Little Over even hours with 120 tons of food. First Lase of polio George Keith local veterans confined to Bath n. Y., Hospital on monday evening J. Quot Bucky Quot Mcahon and John Conley both former residents of Smethport and now patients at the veterans Hospital Bath n. A. Phoned or. And mrs. Andrews Jacobsen just to talk with someone from Home. In it Cal friends will regret to hear that neither of them Are in very Good health. Or. Mcahon the a Veteran of both orld War i and la and or. Conley is a Veteran of world War i. Kotlier of or. Virn. Murray Dies succumbed to stroke at Kane Hospital mrs Christina Murray 75, Glenshaw. A Mother of or William m Murray of Smethport died at la o clock last thursday morning at the Kane Community Hospital following a Short illness. Mrs Murray suffered a stroke saturday while visiting at her son s Home she was the widow of j. C. Murray of Glenshaw. A she was a member of the Mifflin ave. Methodist Church of Wilkinsburg a mrs. Murray is survived by three sons. Thomas a Murray of Detroit Mich. James Murray of Glenshaw and or William Murray four Brothers two Sisters and five grandchildren funeral services were held sunday afternoon at 2 30 of clock from a Pittsburgh funeral Home and burial was in Churchill cemetery Pittsburgh. Reported in git of Bradford w nine year old Robert Canterwood confined to Bradford Hospital Bradford s first polio Case of 1949 came to Light tuesday with the j admission of Robert Calderwood. 9-year-old son of or and mrs. R. L. Calderwood of 161 East main Stas an infantile paralysis patient in Bradford Hospital. Raymond f Hosford Hospital superintendent stated the attending physician said the boy had a fever and other usual gym Toms of the disease tests were run tues Day and found positive though the j Case is not critical. Or Hosford said not much can be determined in the Early stages Young Calderwood was in his usual health until tuesday when he was suddenly taken 111 and examined by a physician. As precautionary measure three local and area swimming pools closed until further notice they Are the City s recreation Park Pool. Valley Hunt club Pool at Lewis run and the Penn Hills club Pool at Millard run. The action in closing the recreation Park Pool was taken by councilman James f. Butterworth. Director of Public safety after a consultation with a number of Bradford physicians. The closing of the pools it was announced had no direct connection with the Calderwood polio Case. Or. Butterworth was informed by mrs Calderwood that to the Best of her knowledge her son had not been in the rec Pool the past Thiee weeks of port Allegany Dies at age of 59 prominent North Penn a As official and prominent musician George William Keith 59. Of 217 Arnold ave., port Allegany died at 3 o clock tuesday morning at the port Allegany Community Hospital following a heart attack he suffered his first attack about two weeks ago or. Keith was born in Minersville. A. June 28. 1890 he was a graduate of Coudersport High school he was married to miss Ella Bailey at Antwerp n a in 1917 he moved to port Allegany in 1921. Going to work for the North Penn Aas company. He was a merchandising manager at one time later he worked in the engineering and geological department. Or. Keith was a Well known musicians. He was a member of the men s choral group the port Allegany band. He played the violin and the Alto Horn and was a baritone Singer he was a member of St Joseph s episcopal Church the rotary club. Eulalia Lodge. F. A a. Mand Coudersport consistory. Or Keith is survived by his wife two Sisters mrs. G. A Crosby new York City and mrs Henry Wallin Eldred a daughter. Mrs. Richard Becker and a son George Keith or. Of port Allegany and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 of clock at St. Josephus Church the Rev. Rodney f Cobb. Smethport officiating. Burial will be in Eulalia cemetery Coudersport. Jack Neville s 77 tops Keating Grange to hold qualifying round at club picnic next sunday sister of local resident buried in Jamestown mrs. Clara Heath attended the funeral services in Jamestown saturday for her sister. Mrs. Lena Wilson 82. Mrs. Wilson died july 30 in Orlando. Fla., at the Home of her daughter miss Laura m. Wilson. The body was brought to the Powers funeral Home in Jamestown with burial at Bemus Point n. Cary family reunion held at Lawrenceville Jack Neville shot a 77 Here saturday for medallist honors at the Smethport country club qualifying rounds began for the club championship the finals according to Burke club pro will be held on labor Day. Other qualifiers saturday were Steve car sick with 78, Bill Gilluly 79 and Carl Wilson 80. John Micki Erizian accepts position in i .i.a. Office among those from this Vicinity who attended the 25th annual reunion of the Cary family held at the Clint Cary farm. Lawrenceville a. Sunday were or. And mrs. Andrew Jacobsen or. And mrs. J. V. Gallup or. And mrs. Alfred Gallup and children or. And mrs. Guy Burdick or. And mrs. Gordon Burdick or. And mrs. George Ross or. And mrs. John Taylor and son Billy or. And mrs. Orrie Church or. And mrs. De Covert. For the first time in the 25 years that the reunions have been held there were five generations represented. New porch the Central roofing company has recently built an enclosed porch on the rear of the Anderson shoe store on main St. John Mckeeman of Crosby has received notice that lie had passed. With a very High Mark a civil serv examination taken several months ago. And was ordered to report for work at the office of tile department of Public assistance in Bradford. A Hen la. Hyde graduates having completed the technical and practical training in watchmaking. Arden h. Hyde received his diploma on August 2 from Western Pennsylvania horological Institute. Pittsburgh. He is the son of mrs. William Dibble of East Smethport. Painting House the House of or and mrs. Louis Hull on Union St. Is being painted. Or. Hull is doing the work. Keating Grange will hold a pie Nolc for Grange menaces and their families sunday August 14, at 3 p in at port Allegany Community Park. Those attending Are asked to bring their own table service and a Tureen the Grange will furnish Coffee Kool Aid and Cream. Sup per will be served at 5 30 of clock. Port Allegany Hospital gets $1,274 from state the associated press reported monday from Harrisburg that port Allegany Community Hospital will receive $1,274 out of Money paid quarterly to state aided institutions. The Grant is one of to approved by auditor general Weldon Heyburn Bani concert tonight the Smethport band will present another concert this evening in front of the court House As follows a Vanguard of democracy a a Polyni Pla hippodrome March a a a a Carrolton March a a a Crown of jewels overture Quot noisy Bill a a sir Galahad March a Quot skaters Walt a a a on the Quarter deck will occupy Home or. And mrs. Robert quirk and children will move into the Home of the late miss Alberta Choate of King St. Sister of local Ivan found dead in apartment mrs. Gertrude Long Hines 63, succumbed to stroke Friday mrs. Gertrude Long Hines 63, Well known it. Jewett resident and widow of Conrad j. Hines was found dead in her apartment in that Borough Early Friday morning she had not been seen since tuesday. Coroner Elmer Beatty said death was caused by a stroke either tuesday or wednesday. Mrs. Hines was the daughter of the late Edward and Ellen Long. She was born in Kane july 9. 1886. Her husband died in june 1948 she was a member of the it. Jewett order of the Eastern Star and Tho Kane presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hines is survived by two sons. Jackie h. Hines it. Jewett and Robert h. Hines port Allegany a sister mrs. Ray l. Prior Kenmore by and a brother or. Clyde Long of Smethport. Funeral services were held saturday afternoon at 2 30 of clock at Forest Lawn cemetery Kane the Rev. Thomas Lambert retired presbyterian minister of Pittsburgh officiated. The Eastern Star had cemetery services. Pallbearers were Raymond Oakes Eugene Conn Peter Paulson John Buheit. Frank Barton and Robert Waldron. Relatives and friends were present from Kane Butler. Smethport port Allegany Clermont and Kenmore. Grange head meets till committee state convention will re held Iii Kane in preparation for the Kane meeting of the state Grange to be held october 25-26-27, state master Sharp Fullerton of new Castle called a meeting of representatives of the local Granges of the county which met at Kane thursday afternoon. Aug. 4. Mrs. Fullerton mrs. Robert Bagshaw of Blair county and mrs. Mary Lyons of Fayette county both officers of the state Grange accompanied the state master on his trip to Mckean county. Local representatives who took part in the conference were 8tate Deputy Ellas Smith of East Smethport and Pomona master j. T. Haynes of Eldred. Others who attended the meeting were mrs. J. T. Haynes Eldred or. And mrs. Harry Mcdade Crosby or. And mrs. John Carlson port Allegany mrs. Alma Johnson. Port Allegany or. And mrs. James Carlson Turtle Point mrs. Ellas Smith East Smethport h. J. Rice w. A. Ross. C. W. Luu Bridge Smethport or. And mrs. Ray Peterson Alvin Samuelson. Mrs. Earl Brock mrs. Louise Carlson mrs. Fred Sambogna mrs. Clarence Johnson and mrs. Cletus Carlson of Kane. Convention business including badges programs committees and the Rooming accommodations for approximately 1,500 delegates and friends of the Grange were considered at the conference. Kane Hospital name six men to Board i six men were elected to three year terms to the Board of directors of the Kane Community Hospital last week. They Are r. H. Cartright. J. A Henretta William g. Cummings a. R. Hazard and f. J. Woods of Kane and Ralph e. Christy of Deyoung. All were re elected to the directorate with the exception of or. Cartright. Others on the Board who were not up for election this year include Ralph Decamp o. G. Brown w. L. Helms Oscar -. Johnson Joseph Battaglia Hiram Colin a. B. Dickman George j Bertch and William t. Henretta All of Kane Hamlin d. Redfield Smethport l. Bernal Connelly Ludlow and fled e. Artz of it. Jewett. Parents of a son or. And mrs. William Sayers Are parents of a son Thomas Cornea Sayers born thursday August 4th, at Kane Community Hospital. Tile child we shed 71 pounds

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